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™. oakland' >>> every police department in america does it. >> except for oakland. the highly controversial policy this former lapd chief wants to bring to the city dealing with increased violence. >>> plus flu shot shortage. part of the bay area where it is hard to find the vaccine. >> there you go. >> sweeping the bay area and social media the move proving it is not too late to jump on the 49ers band wagon. >> we are headed for another freezing night for some it will be one of the coldest of the winter, cbs 5 chief meteorologist, paul. >> what is this canada? six straight nights, with temperatures below freezing. it will be another cold one tonight. winds are calmer another widespread freeze in the north bay also our interior valleys of the east bay. under a freeze warning for the sixth straight night. another frost advisory, on the peninsula this has been a trend half way through january right now san jose running five and a half degrees below average that is significant. concord nearly 5 degrees below. san francisco a little better but still cold, 3 degrees below average. things will ch
. not to bad in oakland. mid to upper 50s. livermore climb to 53. fairfield and vallejo 53 as well. redwood city 56 degrees. that same to tree in downtown san jose. satellite and radar shows high pressures firmly in control. we will be dry not only today but for the next several days. we will highlight that on your 7 day around the bay forecast. we will remain dry and be a big, as we head into the rest of the week. a string of sunshine awaits us. a bit of patchy frost develops tomorrow morning. overall mild one pleasant conditions as we head into friday and saturday. some spots could climb to the mid to upper 60s. more on that exciting forecast coming up momentarily. >> in the meantime in the traffic center it is quiet not monitoring any hot spots. >> the bay bridge looking great. note issues to contend with for your ride out of oakland into san francisco. >> the san mateo bridge is empty in the west bound direction towards foster city. south bound 101 the golden gate bridges problem free with drive times of 23 minutes from navato into the city. anny. >> new this morning the sonoma county
again. outside right now 40s to low 50s. 55 in oakland. 48 in napa. the sun sets in a few minutes and our temperatures will tumble again. tomorrow morning, we do have a frost advisory for the bay side communities, outside of san francisco, redwood city, fremont, hayward, oakland. notice the purple, inland areas, north bay, east bay, south bay, dipping into the 20s. a freeze warning is expected for you. this is going to happen tomorrow morning. he is a peak at the handful of numbers i am expecting. petaluma has felt the chilliest temperatures. 40 for san francisco. 28 in walnut creak. when i return what you can expect for tomorrow and a time line of when i expect we will thaw out and when we will warm up. >>> the cold snap continues. citrus growers are going out out to protect their crops. they invested $11 million to protect their crops. many say it is necessary to do so. they generate $2 billion a year. efforts to use water and wind machines has paid off. in december of 2011 a deep freeze cost them half a billion dollars to protect the crops. >>> it will be a cold night for some
-to-200 pounds. >> this just in -- police say, one man was shot in east oakland tonight. the shooting happened on crest avenue, shortly before 8- this evening. police say the victim ran from the scen as the suspects fled in car. they say the victim is in stable, but critical condition tonight. meanwhile, this news adds on to violence that erupted in oakland this past weekend. 15 people shot over the weekend. including five at a birthday party sunday night. sunday's shooting came. after four people were shot and killed friday. today, oakland city officials promising action. more on that part of the story coming up. first, kron4's grant lodes shows us where the shootings took place. >> there were four on friday. you can see that three of the four were in the middle of the afternoon. on saturday, there were two more shootings. three people were shot on this one location on harmony /seminary. and also to yesterday. near seminary and 3 people were hit.. violent couple of days grant, kron 4. >> pam: oakland police chief howard jordan says, rival groups are connected to a number of city. >>
caught fire after he lit a candle to stay warm. in oakland, black ice blamed for spin outs, causing police to shut down the street. news chopper 2 over the area this morning. >> reporter: and back here, the ice rink wrapped up one of its busiest seasons ever thanks to the cold temperatures. a few groups will practice this week before a private event on saturday closes out the season. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> rosemary orozco is here now with the freeze concerns. it is cold. >> it will be another frosty night across the bay area. bring in the pets. be prepared. temperatures are tumbling. napa 36 degrees already. napa warmed into the 50s earlier. clear skies. light winds aand that is a recipe for old -- and that is a recipe for cold over night weathers. tomorrow morning till 9:00 a.m., we have a frost advisory. widespread low 30s. purple indicating 20s. mid-20s. upper 20s. valley locations, north, east, south bay, a look at the handful of temperatures, 25 degrees in petaluma. 27 in walnut creak. 20s napa, livermore. 30s oakland and 40 in san francisco. tonight will be one of
some of the folks have not had a hot shower since january 3rd. >> in the east bay now, has oakland hit rock bottom? several oakland city council members are pleading for state and federal help after a violent weekend in the city. the toll since friday, four people dead and a total of 15 people shot. nbc bay area jody hernandez is there on the scene. >> some here at city hall and across the city of oakland, everyone here in the city of oakland are calling for something to be done here to curb the violence, some say it's time to ask the governor to declare a state of emergency here in oakland. that after an incredibly violent weekend, 15 shootings took place across the city over the weekend. four of them fatal and many took place in daylight. it's time for city leaders to forget about the egoes and ask for more help. but the police chief say they are getting help from the california highway patrol, and alameda sheriff's deputies will be hitting the streets that is after help from the atf and u.s. marti marshals office. with the violence escalating, many say it's clearly not enough. >> we
. >>> a sudden surge in gang violence has turned the streets of oakland into a war zone. there have been 16 shootings in the past 3 days. the latest just 3 hours ago. four of the victims have been killed all within a 6 hour stretch that was friday. police say the bulk of the violence can be traced to a small group of feuding gangs and chief howard jordan tell it is chronicle it all started with the murder of a gang members girlfriend over the summer. 90% of the violence since then can be directly tied to that single incident. now the city of oakland is making a big money bet on a legendary law money to come in and turn -- law man to come in and turn things around. a controversial crime fighting tactic he calls a must have, might be a tough sell. >> reporter: it was a bloody weekend for oakland and a stronger argument for the city's soon to be hired police consultant to impose one of hiscontroversial policies stopping and searching suspicious people otherwise known as stop and frisk. he told cbs 5 he won't back off from what he believes works. >> for any c
oakland, redwood city and santa rosa. here is sal. >>> you can see it is looking pretty good no major problems come together concord avenue and on the san mateo bridge, that traffic is looking good. let's go back to the desk. >>> right now we are looking at breaking news, they are looking at a fire not far from the carquinez bridge. it started shortly before 4:00 a.m. in the city of crocket. alex savage is out at the scene getting some new information, alex? >> reporter: good morning and this fire is still actively fighting right now. in fact they sort of took a defensive posture on this. i want to show you quickly from our vantage point, this is where it is located actually out on the water. it is a pier that is burning right now and fire crews have to spray water. certainly a lot of access issues and they are bridging in a boat and the coast guard to assist to get this fire fully under control. i want to bring it to you at this point with the crocket fire department. first tell me exactly what is burning here. >> what we have is a very old pier that was once occupied. it is not occ
. investigators are looking for a motive and suspect in the case. >> oakland city council member is proposing new curfews or stop and frisk law to counter city violence. since friday there have been nine shootings and four people were killed and 11 injured. police made one arrest and have a warrant for a second suspect. at a news conference yesterday, police chief jordan said the violence the city has seen the past six months can be connected to two groups. >> in washington, dc, vice president biden's gun control task force could reveal recommendations today. president obama said yesterday that he is reviewing a proposal congress will likely need to approve the recommendations but the president added that there are some steps he can take without congressional approval. the national rifle association is vowing to fight any new gun control action. >> after a decade of denial, sometimes bitter denial, lance armstrong is admitting to doping. he admitted it yesterday in an interview with oprah. new video shows oprah before the interview with the former cycling champ in austin, texas, and the doping ad
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: exactly how oakland with do that remains to be seen. as far as a state of emergency or national guard it wasn't practical because it won't last. states of emergency only last for a certain period of time. second of all, politically, it would have been a black eye for the city of oakland and one they are not ready to take. in oakland, phil matier, cbs 5. >> coming up at 6:00 the man tap to turn the oakland police department around has his ideas on how to curb the violence. why his plan may be met with stiff opposition, at 6:00. >>> in larkspur a 150-foot tree fell down hitting utility lines and smashing into a house across the street. it happened at around 11:30 this morning on the 300 block of baltimore avenue in the madrone canyon area. the huge redwood caused significant damage to the second story of the house. one person in the house was not injured. the tree also took down utility lines and about 70 customers lost power. officials believe roof decay had weakened the tree. >> overnight freezing temperatures made for a slick commute in the east ba
in oakland. more than a dozen people shot in separate incidents around the city. how the police department plans on slowing down the accelerating violence. and the flu outbreak starting to reach crisis levels in parts of the u-s. how hospitals in the bay area are working to keep the region safe. >> jacqueline: it is going to be very cold. temperatures in the 30's. i will show you how cold it is going to cast. get. >> pam: now for a look at our top stories at eight- thirty. disgraced cycling champion lance armstrong has reportedly admitted to doping throughout his career. during an interview with oraph winfrey taped today. before the interview. armstrong. who was stripped of his seven tour- de- france titles. issued an emotional apology to members of the "live strong" cancer charity foundation he started. the interview with winfrey is set to air thursday. >> the search for potential victims of the "speed freak killers" in a central california well is entering its second week. the f-b-i continues to prepare the sight for closer inspection. and has had to deal with numerous setbacks. includin
. he's christopher ebert stallworth of oakland. >>> 7:04. in a few hours, you can trade guns for cash. in marin county, it's part of the area's first-ever gun buyback event. organizers will take $200 for semi-automatic guns and $100 for other guns. you must bring proof of residency in order to take part. the five dropoff locations are open from 11:00 this morning until 8:00 tonight. they include novato, the larkspur, st. andrew's church in marin city and the it point reyes sub-- and the point reyes substation. >>> president obama is reviewing a series of proposals from the vice president about curbing gun violence. coming up at 7:15, a new poll checks public support for gun control. >>> after prompting some furious reaction, today, the house will finally vote on giving an extra $51 billion to help the victims of superstorm sandy. the legislation includes two bills, one gives $17 billion in emergency funding. the other would include money for fema's disaster relief fund. but financial conservatives still oppose the bill. they feel some of that money would be used for things that have n
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and frost advisory for much of the area. >> bomb shell from oakland police. department knows exactly who is terrorizing their city. now what they plan to do abo alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >> he is setting himself up for even more trouble than he has already been in. he's in loads of trouble now. >>reporter: 2 years ago lance armstrong received a hero welcome on oprah. today he submitted to a much tough theer audience. >> lance main concern writ now is that he stops the him ra ranking to his name business brand and for that matter to his legacy. >> big time damage control. good evening i'm dan ashley. after more than a decade of fierce denial champion cyclist lance armstrong now back peddling. he reportedly confessed to oprah today t
to implement in oakland. would stop and frisk be an answer here? >> for any city to say they don't do stop and frisk, i'm sorry, they don't know what the hell they are talking about. every police department in america does it. the challenge is to do it constitutionally within the law. challenge is to do it compassionately. you're dealing with human beings. and the challenge is to do it consistently so you cannot be accused that you're only doing it in one neighborhood of the city or directed against one population of the city. >> reporter: but already there are people who say if you try that they will fight it tooth and nail. >> reporter: what do they think the average oakland cop is doing today when he stops somebody for traffic violations, he stops somebody that he has a reasonable suspicion is committing a crime or may be about to commit a crime, thisoff that somehow or another police -- this idea that somehow or another police can't function without it? i'm sorry, any police department in america that tries to function without some for the of stop a
the body was pulled last night around 8:00. breaking news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but
news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but changed lanes to cross near yerba buena island isl
a little bit earlier than that. otherwise here is a live look at the nimitz 880 in oakland flowing nicely towards downtown. quiet golden gate bridge. they did some lane changes a little while ago so they have more southbound 101 lanes open now and mass transit including capitol corridor amtrak all on time. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> okay, liz, thanks. >>> 5:03 now. a dead body is discovered in sonoma county. investigators found a car in a no parking zone last night on petaluma road north of east cotati avenue near sonoma state university. the trunk was unlocked. when they opened it they found a body inside wrapped in a blanket. investigators believe it is linked to a crime in santa rosa but are not providing any details. >>> city leaders in oakland say gang activity is a big reason behind a surge of violence over the weekend. there were 16 shootings during a span of 72 hours that ended yesterday. four of the victims died. police chief howard jordan says 90% of the recent violence is traced to two feuding gangs and the murder of one
. >>> and in the oakland hills, news chopper 2 is overhead after police shut down part of claire minute avenue near fish ranch road where police say black ice caused a 7-car pileup about 8:30 this morning. no one was hurt, but several cars were damaged. >> good evening to you, and this is the fourth night in a row we are going to endure frigid temperatures. we do have advisories that will move into place in the overnight hours, and the numbers already rapidly dropping off. 36 in napa right now. 40 degrees in concord. 49 san francisco. as we head inland, east bay, 37 degrees at walnut creek, 33 degrees out mount diablo low 40s in mrez santon and livermore. we have advisories. the frost advisory for our bay side communities, back into the 30s into the overnight hours and shades of purple for our inland valley locations, northeast and south bay, a freeze warning that will last until 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, as well. when i come back i'll show you a detailed map of what i expect for you tomorrow morning and when i expect us to finally warm up. gasia. >>> nearly 30 homeowners are headed into this frigid n
. controversial strategy to bring peace to oakland. next weather talent appears at wx center with generic pinpoint filling monitor then we take special sponsored 7-day graphic >>> finally tonight, a u.s. navy officer named timothy dorsey is up for promotion to admiral. whether he gets it may be determined by something he did a quarter century ago as an airman; something so bizarre, even he can't fully explain it. but it changed forever the life of fellow airman mike ross. and david martin has their story. >> reporter: mike ross was a young air force pilot flying reconnaissance missions in an f- 4 phantom jet. that's his plane during an exercise 25 years ago over the mediterranean, grainy video taken by a navy f-14. after taking a close look, the f-14 pilot did the unimaginable: he shot ross down. >> it took the tail off the airplane. >> reporter: ross ejected going 630 miles per hour, causing leg, shoulder and spinal injuries which have degenerated over the years, requiring 32 surgeries. >> ruined my life. >> reporter: why do you say that? >> basically
in san jose and 34 in mountain view and 38 in oakland and 41 in san francisco for the warm spot. everyone is freezing around the monterey bay and inland but salinas is not too far behind. we will have a lot of sunshine that will moderate this air mass tonight is our last night of wide-spread frost inland. it will be mostly sunny and warmer. ready for 60's? that is what we have this weekend. we have low-to-mid 50's in most neighborhoods and santa rosa and oakland around 58 and 57 and warmer around the monterey bay and mid-to-upper 50's and tonight we have 30's inland the best chance of profit and mid-30's to low 40's around the bay shore and to the coast. here is the accweather forecast, the bay will be in the 60's and we stay low-to-mid 60's through the weekend. not a drop ahead. sue? >> back to the bay bridge. things are mying -- moving nicely. metering lights are off and no problems on the incline and the upper deck of san francisco is looking good and the flat section beyond the toll plaza as you turn to the high-rise it is budged up and under 15 minute between hayward and foster city
. ice on the roadway is to blame for this six- car crash in oakland this morning. in the north bay - a 150- foot tall redwood tree fell into a home. this was the scene on baltimore avenue, in larkspur. the tree came down - blocking a roadway - and smashing the two story home, just after 11-am. damage is said to be significant - one person was home at the time - but was not hurt. at last check - some power outages in the area. >> this was just after a 11:00 a.m.. the damages that to be significant. and thank goodness that person was not hurt. >> freezing cold on our facebook fan page. they have been sending these pictures and a take a look of this windshield. covered with frost. and we will be showcasing any pictures coming up later our kron-4 facebook fans have been sending in pictures of this freezing weather. here's a nice shot. in. you can message us on facebook - we'll be showcasing more photos.later in the show. >> pam: now to a developing story - a flu outbreak across the u-s. twenty children have died so far this flu season. here in california -- four adults are dead. and th
for questioning in a crime in the santa rosa area. >>> city leaders in oakland say gang activity is a big reason behind a surge of violence over the weekend. there were 16 shootings during a span of 72 hours that ended yesterday. four of the victims died all within a six-hour stretch on friday. police chief howard jordan says most of the recent violence is traced to two feuding gangs. he says over the past several months, about 90% of the city's shootings, robberies and homicides r linked to -- are linked to the summer murder of a gang member's girlfriend. he wouldn't identify the gangs involved but chief jordan says police have arrested one suspect and three persons of interest in connection with friday's shooting. >>> a nationally renowned police expert who may be hired as a consultant in oakland is an advocate for the controversial stop and frisk method. former los angeles police chief william bratton says the tactic is necessary to get illegal guns off the streets. stop and frisk policies vary between cities and are under heavy scrutiny by civil rig
of a change the prices. and sampras is 03 $67 cents an oakland $3.59 and is san jose $3.58. >> as most bay area residents pick up their first paycheck of the new year many will be wondering why their check a smaller. that is because the payroll tax holiday is over as part of the economic stimulus plan. all americans sought a 2 percent cut in their social security payroll tax was dropped from 6.2 down to 4.2%. that tax cut was not renewed by congress of the tax credit back to where it was in 2010 so expected to 82% last in your take-home pay. >> we have some changes in the forecast here is erica. >> that is right it will get warmer as we transition into the weekend. we really does have to get through this morning because it is a cold start. it will be warmer this after no but let's look at some of the cold spots and the bay area. this entire list includes temperatures in the '20s. about zero is 27 degrees, 28 for vallejo in fairfield. concord 29 and to address will continue to drop because these are not even your morning lows. around sunrise are around 730 this morning freeze warning and fr
deputy chief sis land february commanding the bureau of field operations. >>> oakland city leaders are not ready to declare the stated of emergency despite a sudden surge of violence over the weekend. there were 16 shootings during a span of 72 hours that ended yesterday. four victims died all within a six-hour stretch on friday. police chief howard jordan says most of the recent violence is traced to two feuding gangs. he says it's over the past several months about 90% of the city's shootings, robberies and homicides are all linked to a summer murder of a gang member's girlfriend. he would not identify the gangs involved. chief jordan says police have arrested one suspect and three persons of interest in connection with the shootings this past friday. >>> a nationally known police consultant to may be hired by oakland is an advocate for the stop and frisk tactic. the consultant, former los angeles police chief william bratton, says it's necessary to get illegal guns off the streets. but stop and frisk policies vary between cities and are under
airport, 26 degrees, 26 sonoma county airport. 40 in san francisco. oakland down to 36 degrees, a little bit of wind there overnightf÷ybj. we had 32 degrees in san jose. 29 in redwood city. once again, freeze warning is in place for tomorrow. temperatures mid-20s to low 30s is where darker purple is on the map. santa claire wra ya valley. we have a frost advisory up for morning as well with temperatures there low to mid-30s. that is for bay shore line. you can see into the white purple. looks like tonight, tomorrow morning could be the last night that we see these temperatures. we'll take a look at the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> thank you very much. >> cold making live tough and endangering lives foréfg earths. these are treacherous days and nights to live out on the streets, obviously. we're live in san jose way look at how people are coping and how people are helping. >> the sun may be shine in the ice rink in downtown san jose, coming down but take a look at what people, and pets are wearing. >> i have about four layers on and its freezing. yae. my dog gos and hides under t
. >>reporter: freezing temperature created rare black ice in the oakland berkeley hills causing spend out and nearly a dozen crashes this morning. highway patrol says no serious injuries reported. he highway patrol says during the cold snap keep an eye on wet patches in the road they could be frozen solid. this is abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> major admission by cyclist lance armstrong after years of denial he reportedly confessed to doping to oprah winfrey. what happens next. can his image ever be rebuilt. sports director larry biel more with this. >> if it can it will take year years. he denied using performance enhances drug and attacked the credibility of anybody who dead to question him apwt about it. today the abrupt reviersal admitting he did in fact cheat. he won the tour de france 7 times. title all taken away because of an investigation by the u.s. anti-dopeing agency that quoted many of lance former team mates who said they all helped him cheat. lance finally came clean to return to racing is the guess it's on bike or avid runner as well. crisis p.r. manager singer say
a will the of sorting out to do. this is as i said considered a homicide. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland's police chief mind your say they're taking action to stop the surge in violence after four people were killed and 11 were wounded over the weekend. much of the violence is attributed to a feud between two rival groups sparked by the death of a young woman last summer. the chief said the games have been responsible for about 90% of city's violent crimes in the past 6 to 8 months. >> we know there's probably 1 or 2% of the population that causes violence we're very focused on them. >> chief jordan says declaring a state of emergency wouldn't help because the department is already getting assistance from the chp, apf and u.s. marshals. plan to add 100 people to patrol while holding more police academies firing sheriff's deputies. oakland city council is set to vote to want on $250,000 contract to hire former los angeles police chief william bra ton as the consultant. he's responsible for harsh police policies in los angeles and new york and they're planning a 5:00 protest at the plaza before the
in east oakland that sent one person to the hospital. police say a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds just before 8:00 tonight on sunkist drive floor core mack avenue. we are told she was shot in the black from a passing vehicle. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds, and it sounded like an automatic assault rifle. it is unfortunate, but the new year is off a violent start in oakland, and city leaders are blame much of it on a feud. and police say catching them isn't easy. in front of a moorle for an oakland victim, oakland's police chief and mayor say they are working to stop the string of violence. >> we know there's probably 1% to 2% of the population causing this violence, and we are focused on them. >> reporter: on saturday and sunday many were wounded in shooting. police say the last four killings all happened on friday, and i peer to be connected to an ongoing feud between rival groups that started when a young woman was killed last summer. >> this group has become increasingly violent. they have grown in numbers, so that's why its difficult to narrow it down to two
that the next chief is the right fit for san jose. >>> new video of a shooting in east oakland that sent one person to the hospital. police say a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds just before 8:00 tonight on sunkist drive floor core mack avenue. we are told she was shot in the black from a passing vehicle. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds, and it sounded like an automatic assault rifle. it is unfortunate, but the new year is off a violent start in oakland, and city leaders are blame much of it on a feud. and police say catching them isn't easy. in front of a moorle for an oakland victim, oakland's police chief and mayor say they are working to stop the string of violence. >> we know there's probably 1% to 2% of the population causing this violence, and we are focused on them. >> reporter: on saturday and sunday many were wounded in shooting. police say the last four killings all happened on friday, and i peer to be connected to an ongoing feud between rival groups that started when a young woman was killed last summer. >> this group has become increasingly violent. they ha
locations. four people were killed. abc 7 news is live in the oakland police headquarters tonight with the late yeflt on this story. nick? >> good evening. new information obtained just minutes ago. abc 7 news can confirm that four people have been arrested in connections to shoogts. , my of them are related to the operation cease-fire. >> this group has become increasingly violent.tádwe they've grown in numbers. >> police chief says there is evidence tying two groups to shootings over the weekend saying he works hard to make sure there are not more. >> i took swift action by reassigning officers to areas where retaliation was we thought was to occur. >> he believes those groups are responsible for 90% of the violence in oakland. >> talking about murders. robberies and shooting autos sl have been 15 victims of gunfire in oakland. sky 7 over east 17th street. police located a 22-year-old gunshot victim. later learned the man died from his injuries. a 30-year-old was found shot to death on canyon avenue next to diamond park. police believe he was killed someplace elsemzfÑ, his bo
of field operations. moore leaves his post this friday. >>> this will be a pivotal 24 hours in oakland. the city council will decide whether to hire a high-profile police consultant at tomorrow's meeting. laws have been resisted by oakland voters. that's what nypd william bratton is known for. and the city has proposed hiring him for $150,000 consultant contract. bratton is known for new york's stop and frisk policy, which was declared a violation of civil rights by a federal judge last week. critics of bratton expect to show up. >>> a shooting happened right in the afternoon. the city's gunshot detection system alerted police to that crime. officers responded and found 24-year-old jonathan behind an oakland street. he had been shot multiple times. a second victim showed up with gunshot wounds, as well. he's listed in critical condition. >>> a warning for women after a violent attack in a popular san francisco neighborhood. here's a sketch of a suspect that was released today. police say he tried to rape a 31-year-old woman in the mission district earlier this month. the victim says th
. this is worth running into. this is sears. amtrak service is stopped between oakland and martinez because of a suspicious fire in crockett. a pier near th >>> good morning. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat f get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. amtrak service is delayed between oakland's and martinez because of a suspicious fire in crockett. a pier near the c & h sugar company burning this morning. fire boats are on the scene. still trying to take care of that fire. >>> this is the day fire stations in lafayette martinez and walnut creek are closing to save contra costa county's fire district millions of dollars. also a station in clayton will cut back to 36 hours a week. >>> and a new convenience store is being ordered to shut its doors in san mateo. the city council agrees with neighbors that the 7-eleven should not have been approved in a residential zone. it's been open for two weeks. traffic and weather coming up. >>> good morning. heading into hayward we have an accident westbound 92 approaching industrial. across the san mateo bridge, tho
declare a state of emergency here in oakland but others say the city is clearly in crisis. >> it's worse than out of control. >> reporter: oakland vice mayor larry reid says he's appalled at the city's escalating violence. 15 shootings took place over the weekend leaving four people dead. reid and others say it's time for city leaders to put egos aside and ask the governor to declare a state of emergency. >> we've got to forget the pride some folks are hesitant asking for a state of emergency and asking the governor for help. for me, my pride will go out the window when it's about the safety of the residents of the city. >> there is no way you can do this in oakland now without more troops on the ground, so to speak. more resources. and that has to come from the governor. >> reporter: but observing's police chief says there's no need to make a formal request. he says they're already on 0 rating under a state of emergency. the department's getting help from the chp and 15 alameda county sheriff's deputies will soon be hitting the streets. plus, he says, any hope that would come would be a
headquarters and now is the a the caltrans district 4 headquarters in oakland. and then of course, eventually it will become part of the transit center when that opens. one of our major objectives as always to generate as much positive media coverage as we can. we work very closely with our pr consultants at singer associates in that regard. you see the accomplishments and milestones that generated coverage in 2012. we were able to get good storis in the chronicle, the examiner, the san francisco business times, the l.a.x. times, the sacramento bee, broadcast affiliates for nbc, cbs, ab, fox. and as i mentioned the mammoth tooth in particular did generate a lot of interest not just locally, but we got national coverage in the associated press, the boston globe, huffington press and the new york daily news n.2013 we'll of course be continuing our outreach activities and ongoing media outreach. some of the milestones that are upcoming that we'll have an opportunity to highlight include the construction of the third traffic bridge. the completion of the buttress work will be a significant milest
and one in oakland and six in san jose. in fact, san jose is flirting with frost. 31 in los gatos and inland is below freezing but antioch at 34. cool spot is 32 in half moon bay and santa cruz and inland, gilroy is 28 degrees this morning. now, as we move forward, sunshine today. the warming trend begins. frost is likely tonight inland. that is most likely, also, the last one we will have for a while because it will be mostly sunny and warmer this weekend not only during the day but transition into the overnight hours and take away the frost. our temperatures today are 52 in antioch. 54 in concord and livermore and richmond and san francisco and san rafael and 56 in palo alto. to monterey bay mid-to-upper 50's and total sunshine, possibly a passing high cloud. the freezing temperatures are inland mostly in the mid-30's to low 40's around the bay shore to the coast to san francisco. not much different than yesterday, with two areas of pressure sitting right there so not much will change until we move the cooler air mass off to the east tomorrow when we hit 60 around the bay. we wi
in san jose. about 54 in livermore, 57 in oakland and about 55 degrees in san francisco. overnight lows will be chilly in spots around freezing there in santa rosa at about 32, 33 degrees in the napa valley and 39 degrees in oakland. of course, we had some 20s this morning so not as cold but still chilly early on. over the next couple of days, high pressure building in. tomorrow we should begin to see some more 60s showing up outside. i think some spring-like temperatures maybe some mid-60s through thursday and friday. and right now, at least the next five to seven days, look dry but on the long-range computer models i think toward the end of next week, a major change in the pattern again. this is pretty typical. we get a dry spell in the middle of winter and then right back into it. winter comes roaring back into the bay area. >> we'll just savor the next week then. i need to get my kids outside to go to the park. >> what are you doing? >> she's working. >> keeping them inside. [ laughter ] >>> thank you. >> usually it's tony taking us on the
cool in napa county and contra costa county but even in oakland and santa cruz is 57 degrees. it will get a little warmer and our afternoon highs will start to come in and temperatures near the bay, low-to-mid 60s. >>> 6:09, it is dangerously cold for the homeless. people delivered blankets in downtown san jose and they are worried about the dangers from fire and carbon monoxide. any die of devices filled with propane should never be used indoors. >>> a florida professor is sparking outrage in newtown connecticut and across the country. some people are saying he should be fired. >>> in san francisco, you are living on shaky ground. >>> there are new concerns about whether it is safe to eat fish. researchers found after checking the air of fish eaters in eight countries. -- researchers found after checking the hair of fish heater in eight countries, we will have more on that stay tuned. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at dev
rare black ice in the oakland berkeley hills causing spend out and nearly a dozen crashes this morning. highway patrol says no serious injuries reported. he highway patrol says during the cold snap keep an eye on wet patches in the road they could be frozen solid. this is abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> major admission by cyclist lance armstrong after years of denial he reportedly confessed to doping to oprah winfrey. what happens next. can his image ever be rebuilt. sports director larry biel more with this. >> if it can it will take year years. he denied using performance enhances drug and attacked the credibility of anybody who dead to question him apwt about it. today the abrupt reviersal admitting he did in fact cheat. he won the tour de france 7 times. title all taken away because of an investigation by the u.s. anti-dopeing agency that quoted many of lance former team mates who said they all helped him cheat. lance finally came clean to return to racing is the guess it's on bike or avid runner as well. crisis p.r. manager singer says one time apology will not get it done.
what needs to be done to make oakland safe. >> plus, the falling apple. why the stock took a big hit today. >>> good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm raj mathai. >> and i'm jessica aguirre. a frigid day across the bay area. temperatures dipping well below the freezing mark in most cities overnight. palo alto, cars parked on the street and the grass covered in ice. >> the cold snap is posing a threat to crops in the sevcentr valley. so key for our state. farmers are watching thermometers and taking precautions to protect the citrus crops. >> all across the bay area, watching the mercury. jeff ranieri tells us when we'll get a break. >> it will take another two to three days before those temperatures gradually start to warm up. i'm starting off with the coldest spot this hour that is danville at 39. also pleasanton. livermore, 44. and right near the bay also a very cold for oakland this time of the year at 49 degrees. three of the top coldest spots set for tuesday morning, gilroy could go down again to the mid 20s with 25. napa 26 and livermore 27 degrees. that's about ten degree
preservation design awards. it's currently at caltrans's headquarters in oakland, california. as you know the big topner 2012 was the find of the colombian mammoth that is current on "[stkpao-eu/] [stkpa*-eu/]. the transit center district plan was approved or adopted bit planning commission and approved by the brz. the transbay tower was approved and grant all the project entitlements. and we entered into a purchase agreement for sale of the property for $19 million. we expect closing to occur in march of this year, no later than april 1. parcel b also known as block 11a construction began on the ray cousin apartments which is 120 units supportive housing project by bridge and community [pao-erpb/]ships. it's a partnership with the mayor's office of housing and the redevelopment successor agency and we're very proud of that project because it's our first affordable physically supportive housing project that is under construction. blocks 6 and 7 the redevelopment successor agency developed 409 market-rate and 150 affordable housing units and they are currently finalizing negotiations on t
in 800 mega hurtz and not what oakland had but the simulcast radios and departments didn't want toking on the same but we put them on it and you're probably in the next genraition of those radios right now and by the way -- there was a man here who preceded the mayor. it was then called the chief administrative officer and rudy rothenberg and incredible civil servant and i worked with him on this building. in fact i drew this building. i had architecture work as a midship man and if i find it i'm going to give it to you. we also as a result of that we subsumed the department
will be tried as an adult. >>> westbound between walnut creek and oakland, we will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay area weather. . >>> good morning, 20s and 30s, frost and freeze should be out. >>> well some pg&e customers in l-spurs should be out after high voltage power lines crashed on to a house. it came crashing down yesterday morning on west baltimore avenue. one person was inside the house but fortunately was not hurt. >>> they are searching for an inmate who escaped from a correctional facility. david allan brown climbed over a fence near lakeport on sunday night. as you can see from his picture he has a very distinct tattoo around his neck. he is a parole violater and has been convicted of resisting arrest. he was supposed to serve his time but was stone a jail to reduce inmate population. >>> they are looking to the toughest gun laws legislation. they will crackdown on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines. they will also include tough measures to keep the mentally ill from getting guns. it came in response to a school tragedy about one mo
in san jose where i live. i was born and raised in oakland, i went to jail in livermore. here is the part. normal people don't laugh at jail there. i worked there. god bless you if you worked there. i couldn't do that job for two days in a row. i can do it for an hour. an ex-felon who is an extraordinary father. i can become an ex-drunk who is an exceptional citizen. there is a transition necessary for a convicted, afflicted person the and it involves payback. i owe so i go. but i'll tell the incarcerated, hey, if life was fair, you wouldn't be in here right now. you would have parents that cared and gave you the road map to success and they stuck around. they didn't hurt you on wait. they go yeah. if life was fair, you wouldn't have been busted when your partner wasn't. yeah. they love that one a lot. and then i'll say this well, if they locked you up for everything you really did do criminally, when would you get out? they don't like that one at all. so i'm blessed to be here for a brief period of time this afternoon and i'll tell you this, the first thought wrong is my problem. i was f
. >>> tonight the oakland city council will decide whether to hire high-profile police consult nt william bratton. bratton is the former chief of police of new york city and los angeles and is known for zero tolerance police strategies, including gang injunctions, curfews and no loitering laws. bratton is also known for new york's stop and frisk policy, a policy which a federal judge last week declared a violation of civil rights. >>> we have some new details to tell you about this morning into the investigation of the oil tanker that last week side-swiped the bay bridge. investigators telling the bay area news group a bar pilot guy clease made a last-minute course change right before hitting the tower on the western span. clease had apparently planned to go between the two towers near the middle of the bridge but then tried to turn that tanker to go through a different opening, which caused him to hit one of those towers. now, at this hour it's not clear why he made that last-minute change. >>> the search is on for a gunman who shot and killed a man not far from the east palo alto police
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